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Cases of Foreign Infectious Diseases on the Rise

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Government data show a rising number of patients having contracted infectious diseases of foreign origin as more Koreans travel abroad.

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Incheon Asian Games Wrap Up 16 Days of Competition

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The Incheon Asian Games have wrapped up 16 days of competition with the closing ceremony on …

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US Says It Supports Improvement in Inter-Korean Ties

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The U.S. Department of State said it is supportive of improvement in relations …

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NORTH KOREAN COUP? Has Kim Jong Un lost control?

There is some media buzz about Kim Jong Uns sister taking control and the North Korean capital being on lock down. It is hard to say from the outside what is transpiring in the secretive state. Of course these types of events are always worrisome but life continues as normal in the south. Of course, if true, this is a major news event. Meanwhile I just checked the TV and FOXNEWS, CNN, and the BBC are droning on about the ebola issue. Never mind that 1 million people a year die from malaria. Not news. No panic.  How contagious isRead More

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South Korea Wins Gold in Taekwondo and Boxing

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Kim Tae-hun won the men’s under-54-kilogram taekwondo final on Friday, bringing home South …

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S. Korean Boxer Wins First Asiad Gold in 12 Years

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South Korea won two gold medals in boxing for the first time in 12 years at an Asiad.
 
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NPAD Floor Leader Reveals Intention to Resign

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Park Young-sun, the floor leader of the main opposition New Politics Alliance for Democracy (NPAD), …

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38 North: N. Korea Conducted Test of Road-Mobile ICMB Engine

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A U.S. expert on North Korea says Pyongyang conducted a test of the first stage motor for the KN-08 …

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S. Korea Wins More Gold Medals on 13th day of Incheon Asiad

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On the 13th day of the Incheon Asian Games on Wednesday, South Korea added gold medals in women’s …

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Presidential Office Dismisses Tax Hike Blames

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The presidential office has dismissed criticism that the government is increasing taxes on low …

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Star Trek 3 Will Be Filmed In Seoul

Star Trek 3 will be filmed in Seoul, Mayor Park Won-soon said Monday.

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U.S. Nuclear Envoy Expresses Hope for Dialogue with N. Korea

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Glyn Davies, the top U.S. nuclear envoy, has expressed hope that the North will soon be ready to …

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S. Korea Adds Gold Medals in Bowling, Soft Tennis, Sailing, Wrestling

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On the 12th day of the Incheon Asian Games on Tuesday, South Korea’s first triple gold medalist and …

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Ruling, Opposition, Families Meet to Discuss Special Sewol Law

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The ruling and opposition parties and families of the Sewol victims met for the first time to …

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Almost 50% Aged Between 50 and 64 Prefer Burial Cremation

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A survey finds that about half of the nation’s semi-aged population between 50 and 64 prefer to …

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South Korea Adds 2 Golds in Compound Archery at Incheon Asiad

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South Korea added more gold medals in compound archery, cycling and shooting on the eighth day of …

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Education Minister Says "Much Demand" for State-Authored Textbooks

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South Korea’s education minister has said there has been much demand for state-authored Korean …

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Park Tae-hwan Wins 20th Asiad Medal with Friday's Bronze

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Swimming star Park Tae-hwan has won more medals at the Asian Games than any other South Korean …

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S. Korea Wins 1st Gold Medal in Bowling at Incheon Asiad

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South Korea won its first gold medal in bowling at the Incheon Asian Games on Friday.

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S. Korean Swimmer Park Tae-hwan Wins Silver in 100-Meter Freestyle

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Swimmer Park Tae-hwan has tied to win the most medals by a South Korean at an Asian Games by …

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